A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:38 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003p7w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p7w. Exact location, longitude 94.4869° East, latitude 23.1025° North, depth = 86.67 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.67 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 20:28:38 / September 25, 2015 @ 8:28 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Falam, Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km S of Mawlaik, Burma.
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